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Don’t Blame Capitalism for Your Pricey EpiPen | Jay Stooksberry

In <i>South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut</i>, offensive television characters Terrance and Phillip inspire moral indignation within a small Colorado town, …

Pharma

Want To Radically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Stop These Toxic Habits, Like Now

Positive and happy people have really good boundaries. Here's what you will never see them doing.<p>Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the workplace.<p>Some call the new happiness movement frivolous. But …

Me vs Trump: How I got under The Donald's skin

It’s the autumn of 1996. I’ve been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1974, and at this point the editor is Tina Brown. She and I have a clear working understanding. I’ve just spent four years writing a book that was supposed to have taken me a year and a half, during which I haven’t been …

Donald Trump

Serverless Architectures

One of the latest architectural styles to appear on the internet is that of Serverless Architectures, which allow teams to get rid of the traditional …

Internet

How to Make Sure Your Kids Have 'Grit,' Backed by Research

What makes kids persist? What gives them the “grit” to keep working hard in school, to get good grades and ultimately be successful in life?<p>A big …

Top Recipes From The 2016 Midwest AeroPress Championship

Despite highs and lows in turnout for U.S. AeroPress brewing competitions in recent years, the 2016 AeroPress Championship season started with a huge …

Start-up makes sense of transit data

On the Internet, traffic is easily tracked. Google and Facebook have algorithms that know what users are searching for. Online retailers can monitor what shoppers are buying. Newspapers can see in real-time how many readers are viewing an article.<p>The same hasn't been true for traffic in the …

Big Data

Animation style guides for your favorite TV shows are extremely cool

The magic of animation has been somewhat simplified with the growing slate of software and hardware built specifically to beam anything you can draw …

Best Sandwich Shops in San Francisco

San Francisco may not have a single iconic sandwich like some other cities in America, but that means the creativity on display between two slices of …

Could the kind of coffee you drink affect your brain function? New studies say yes

What do you like to get from your <b>coffee</b>, <b>relaxation or focus</b>? Apparently, <b>the type of beans can change the affect on your brain</b>, but which does …

Coffee

The Growing iOS SDK

This morning I was remarking to myself about how it felt like the breadth of knowledge you need to be a good iOS developer has gotten pretty far …

SDKs

50 incredible freebies for web designers, September 2015

Here we go again with another fresh set of awesome freebies for your delectation. This month you’ll find unique icons, high-resolution mockups and …

Tip: Remember this guide to using colour in data visualisations

Your choice of colour can severely impact the way readers understand your graphs and charts

Journalism

Previously failed entrepreneurs help solve talent crunch in startup space through their hyperlocal marketplace for freelancers

If as a startup you've been looking to hire talent on a freelancing basis, you would realise it isn't an easy task. There are several factors like …

Making It Through The Startup 'Trough Of Sorrow'

<i>“The Struggle is where greatness comes from.”</i> - Ben Horowitz<p>Startups are hard, but they’re especially hard when things don’t go as planned. And that’s not a distant possibility, no matter how strong of a product/market fit you have. It’s a foregone conclusion that something will go wrong at some …

Startups

Friction Fighters — NOVA Next | PBS

Is friction real? Once, with the quiet certainty of someone who just stayed up all night in the company of equations describing concrete, my college …

Physics

11 Remarkable Bay Area Coffee Destinations

The Bay Area is home to a coffee scene unrivaled in richness, history, and cutting-edge options. From globe-spanning field leaders like Blue Bottle …

Stop Gratuitous UI Animation

This mini essay will explore the over use of animation in UI design, show comparisons with early visual design and offer some suggestions for …

They grow up fast: Apple quietly bulks up Swift and Xcode in year two

From error handling to app thinning, Apple continues to nudge devs away from ObjC.<p>While most people tune in to Apple's WWDC keynote to figure out …

WWDC

Great Github list of public data sets

GitHub

Cheat Sheet: Graphic Design Words Everyone Should Know (Infographic)

What's the difference between fonts and typography? Margins and padding? Check out this guide.<p>Companies like Herman-Miller, Nike, Starbucks and Apple have all made a great case as to why businesses should care about design. These and 10 other design-minded companies grew 299 percent between 2003 …

Top 20 Data Visualization Tools

(This article was first published on <b>Quality and Innovation » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><i>Editor’s note: the original link in this post</i> …

Our SF: Here’s what Market Street looked like in the 1800s

The San Francisco Chronicle archive is an amazing place, but the bounty of old photos dries up considerably around the beginning of World War II. After 1938, whatever obscure baseball star or “Star Wars” premiere or 1950s senior prom I’m looking for almost always shows up. Before that time, it’s up …

How iOS developers use code signing to get their apps on iPhones

Image copyright Maksim Kabakou.Developing apps is actually the easy part. Things get difficult when it comes to getting apps onto devices. One of the …

Apps

How I Found the Optimal Where's Waldo Strategy With Machine Learning

As I found myself unexpectedly snowed in last weekend, I decided to take on a weekend project for fun. While searching for something to catch my …

Machine Learning

UI/UX Animations by Ramotion

Ramotion is a digital agency focusing in brand identity, mobile apps and web products based in San Francisco, USA. We are featuring their collection …

Swift Resistance Explored

Evidently I struck a nerve with some people on this one, while others simply missed the entire point of the blog post. Let's revisit Swift Resistance …

10 Product Design and Brand Collaboration Tips from Moleskine

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire and other publications.</i> <i>This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Moleskine notebooks are the lifeblood of many a creative person — from …

Darth Vader

Capturing Boston's Subway System in Stunning Detail

What a month's worth of train data can reveal about delays and commute times.<p>Two students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have raised the bar high for train data visualizations.<p>Courtesy of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority and its Developer Relations program, Michael Barry and Brian Card …